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Interesting documentary on Pacific salmon

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An interesting documentary on Pacific salmon can be viewed here, mirroring a number of similar challenges faced on this side of the pond.

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Important habitat improvement work undertaken by Pearls in Peril in Angus

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The Pearls in Peril Project (PiP) has undertaken some very worthwhile habitat improvement work on the South Esk for the benefit of freshwater pearl mussels and a number of other species. You can find an interesting summary here.

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Important habitat improvement work undertaken by Pearls in Peril in Angus The Pearls in Peril Project (PiP) has undertaken some very worthwhile habitat improvement work on the South Esk for the benefit of freshwater pearl mussels and a number of other … Read the whole article

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Double boost for species as major work starts at Angus river

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Improvements at an Angus river as part of a £3.5 million UK project to improve habitat for freshwater pearl mussels and salmon are set to go ahead next week. The Pearls in Peril project (PIP) will see 873 metres of … Read the whole article

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Tweed Forum wins UK River Prize

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On the 19th May Tweed Forum was announced as the winner of the new UK River Prize, and theirs will be the first name to be etched on the specially commissioned Nigel Holmes Trophy.  The announcement was made at a packed … Read the whole article

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Pearls in Peril River Restoration Tender – Dee

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Pearls in Peril are advertising for notes of interest from to tender for the construction (river restoration) contract at Banchory on the River Dee. Details can be found at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=MAR202935 The River Dee Special Area of Conservation (SAC) holds important … Read the whole article

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River Irvine Bailiffs – raffle evening

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The River Irvine Bailiffs have organised a raffle evening to help raise funds for enforcement equipment to help improve bailiffing on the River Irvine. The evening will be held on Friday 20th March 2015, 7pm at the Barr Castle Social … Read the whole article

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Managing Interactions Aquaculture Project 2013/14 – Regional Report: 2013 Sea Trout Post Smolt Monitoring

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 In 2013, twenty two monitoring sites were surveyed and data from over 1000 sea trout recorded. The report contains data on the levels of sea lice found on post-smolt sea trout across all of the sampling sites.  The West Coast … Read the whole article

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‘Pearls in Peril’ plans get the go ahead

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The ‘Pearls in Peril’ EU LIFE project have been granted permission by landowners, SEPA and the Cairngorms National Park to carry out river bank restoration works in Glen Doll and Glen Clova next year.  In May 2015 13 sections of … Read the whole article

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Flow Country Rivers Trust – raffle and fantastic prizes

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It is exciting times for the Flow Country – a new Rivers Trust has been formed and it has a strong vision for protecting and developing the freshwater fisheries in this wild and fascinating part of Scotland. Click on the … Read the whole article

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